Guadalupe Bravo-Zavala, F. & Pérez-Jiménez, J.C. & Tovar-Ávila, J. & Arce-Ibarra, A.M. (2022)
Vulnerability of 14 elasmobranchs to various fisheries in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Freshwater Research, 73(8), 1064–1082
DOI: 10.1071/MF21141
Zea-de La Cruz, H. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Meiners-Mandujano, C. & Jimenez-Badillo, L. & Oviedo-Perez, J.L. (2021)
Determining potential management strategies for the elasmobranchs bycatch of the Mexican shrimp trawl fishery of the Gulf of Mexico through a vulnerability analysis. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 42, Article 101626
DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2021.101626
Walker, T.I. & Day, R.W. & Awruch, C.A. & Bell, J.D. & Braccini, J.M. & Dapp, D.R. & Finotto, L. & Frick, L.H. & Garces-Garcia, K.C. & Guida, L. & Huveneers, C. & Martins, C.L. & Rochowski, B.E.A. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Trinnie, F.I. & Reina, R.D. (2021)
Ecological vulnerability of the chondrichthyan fauna of southern Australia to the stressors of climate change, fishing and other anthropogenic hazards. Fish and Fisheries, 22(5), 1105–1135
DOI: 10.1111/faf.12571
Gonzalez-Acosta, A.F. & Monsalvo-Flores, A.E. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Jimenez-Castaneda, M.F. & Alejo-Plata, M.D. & de La Cruz-Aguero, G. (2021)
Diversity and conservation of Chondrichthyes in the Gulf of California. Marine Biodiversity, 51(3), Article 46
DOI: 10.1007/s12526-021-01186-9
Garces-Garcia, K.C. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Vargas-Trejo, B. & Chavez-Arrenquin, D.A. & Walker, T.I. & Day, R.W. (2020)
Elasmobranch bycatch by prawn trawls in the Gulf of California: First comprehensive analysis and the effect of fish escape devices. Fisheries Research, 230, Article 105639
DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105639
Garcia-Rodriguez, A. & Hernandez-Herrera, A. & Galvan-Magana, F. & Ceballos-Vazquez, B.P. & Pelamatti, T. & Tovar-Avila, J. (2020)
Estimation of the size at sexual maturity of the bat ray (Myliobatis californica) in northwestern Mexico through a multi-model inference. Fisheries Research, 231, Article 105712
DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105712
Coiraton, C. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Garces-Garcia, K.C. & Rodriguez-Madrigal, J.A. & Gallegos-Camacho, R. & Chavez-Arrenquin, D.A. & Amezcua, F. (2019)
Periodicity of the growth-band formation in vertebrae of juvenile scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini from the Mexican Pacific Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology, 95(4), 1072–1085
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14100
Saldana-Ruiz, L.E. & Garcia-Rodriguez, E. & Perez-Jimenez, J.C. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Rivera-Tellez, E. (2019)
2. Biodiversity and Conservation of sharks in Pacific Mexico. Advances in Marine Biology, 83, 11–60
DOI: 10.1016/bs.amb.2019.08.001
Galván-Magaña, F. & Castillo-Geniz, J.L. & Hoyos-Padilla, M. & Ketchum, J. & Klimley, A.P. & Ramírez-Amaro, S. & Torres-Rojas, Y.E. & Tovar-Avila, J. (2019)
3. Shark ecology, the role of the apex predator and current conservation status. Advances in Marine Biology, 83, 61–114
DOI: 10.1016/bs.amb.2019.08.005
Cervantes-Gutiérrez, F. & Tovar-Ávila, J. & Galván-Magaña, F. (2018)
Age and growth of the banded guitarfish Zapteryx exasperata (Chondrichthyes: Trygonorrhinidae). Marine and Freshwater Research, 69(1), 66–73
DOI: 10.1071/MF16403
Soto-Lopez, K. & Ochoa-Baez, R.I. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Galvan-Magana, F. (2018)
Reproductive biology of the brown smooth-hound shark, Mustelus henlei (Chondrichthyes: Triakidae), off northwestern Mexico based on macroscopic and histological analyses. Ciencias Marinas, 44(2), 125–139
DOI: 10.7773/cm.v44i2.2805
Furlong-Estrada, E. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Carlos Perez-Jimenez, J. & Rios-Jara, E. (2015)
Resilience of Sphyrna lewini, Rhizoprionodon longurio, and Carcharhinus falciformis at the entrance to the Gulf of California after three decades of exploitation. Ciencias Marinas, 41(1), 49–63
DOI: 10.7773/cm.v41i1.2442
Clarke, S. & Coelho, R. & Francis, M. & Kai, M. & Kohin, S. & Liu, K.-M. & Simpfendorfer, C. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Rigby, C. & Smart, J. (2015)
Report of the Pacific shark life history expert panel workshop, 28-30 April 2015. WCPFC–SCll–2015/EB–IP–13: 111pp
Santana-Hernandez, H. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Javier Valdez-Flores, J. (2014)
Estimation of the total, fork and precaudal lengths for the silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae), from the interdorsal length. Hidrobiológica, 24(2), 159–162
Tovar-Avila, J. & Gallegos-Camacho, R. (2014)
Oldest estimated age for Sphyrna mokarran (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) in the Mexican Pacific. Hidrobiológica, 24(2), 163–165
Furlong-Estrada, E. & Tovar-Avila, J. & Rios-Jara, E. (2014)
Ecological risk assessment of artisanal capture methods on sharks fished at the entrance of the Gulf of California. Hidrobiológica, 24(2), 83–97
Torres-Herrera, M.R. & Tovar-Avila, J. (2014)
Temporal variation of shark catches in the islands and central coast of Nayarit, Mexico, based on official landing statistics. Hidrobiológica, 24(2), 99–107
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Day, R.W. & Walker, T.I. (2010)
Using rapid assessment and demographic methods to evaluate the effects of fishing on Heterodontus portusjacksoni off far-eastern Victoria, Australia. Journal of Fish Biology, 77(7), 1564–1578
DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02788.x
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Izzo, C. & Walker, T.I. & Braccini, M. & Day, R.W. (2009)
Assessing growth band counts from vertebrae and dorsal-fin spines for ageing sharks: comparison of four methods applied to Heterodontus portusjacksoni. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60(9), 898–903
DOI: 10.1071/MF08206
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Troynikov, V.S. & Walker, T.I. & Day, R.W. (2009)
Use of stochastic models to estimate the growth of the Port Jackson shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni, off eastern Victoria, Australia. Fisheries Research, 95(2–3), 230–235
DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2008.09.031
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Arenas-Fuentes, V. & Chiappa-Carrara, X. (2009)
Edad y crecimiento del tiburón puntas negras, Carcharhinus limbatus, en el Golfo de México. Ciencia Pesquera, 17(1), 47–58
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Izzo, C. & Walker, T.I. & Braccini, M. & Day, R.W. (2008)
Dorsal-fin spine growth of Heterodontus portusjacksoni: a general model that applies to dorsal-fin spines of chondrichthyans? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65(1), 74–82
DOI: 10.1139/f07-146
Braccini, M. & Gillanders, B.M. & Walker, T.I. & Tovar-Ávila, J. (2007)
Comparison of deterministic growth models fitted to length-at-age data of the piked spurdog (Squalus megalops) in south-eastern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 58(1), 24–33
DOI: 10.1071/MF06064
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Walker, T.I. & Day, R.W. (2007)
Reproduction of Heterodontus portusjacksoni in Victoria, Australia: evidence of two populations and reproductive parameters for the eastern population Marine and Freshwater Research, 58(10), 956–965
DOI: 10.1071/MF06230
Tovar-Ávila, J. (2006)
Reproduction, age validation, growth determination and effects of fishing on the Port Jackson shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni) in South-Eastern Australia. PhD Thesis, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Walker, T.I. & Day, R.W. (2005)
Reproduction of Port Jackson sharks off south-eastern Australia [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Tovar-Ávila, J. & Márquez Farías, J.F. & Arenas-Fuentes, V. (2000)
Age and growth of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, in the southern Gulf of Mexico [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 16th Annual Meeting, 14–20 June 2000, La Paz, Mexico